The Second Amendment

You won't find a stronger supporter of our 2nd Amendment Rights.

The Right to bear arms, like all the individual Rights enshrined in the Bill of Rights, is a Right given to us by our Creator and it pre-exists the creation of government.  The Government has no legitimate authority to infringe on those Rights.  “Arms” does not just mean “guns” and it certainly doesn’t mean “hunting guns” either.  As one of our founders, Tench Coxe said, “Their swords, and every other terrible implement of the soldier, are the birthright of an American…”.  I will work to retake our second amendment Right the same way that it has been infringed, incrementally.  First, I will immediately re-file the Hearing Protection Act, which removes sound suppressors (Silencers) from the National Firearms Act.  This is what real “common sense” gun legislation looks like, and it should have been passed shortly after President Trump took office.  Next, I will work to end the prohibition of new civilian machinegun sales and manufacture.  This law, known as the Hughes Amendment, was passed illegally in 1986 and has put an undue burden on Americans who wish to own fully automatic firearms.  I will also submit legislation to limit the unconstitutional regulatory authority of the ATF and other government agencies.  My ultimate goal is the complete repeal of the National Firearms Act of 1934.